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East Tennessee State University Marching Percussion Instructor

  • 1.  East Tennessee State University Marching Percussion Instructor

    Posted 12-15-2014 11:04

    MARCHING PERCUSSION INSTRUCTOR
    EAST TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY
    DEPARTMENT OF MUSIC
    ATHLETIC BANDS
    PO BOX 70661
    JOHNSON CITY, TN 37614
    Contact:  Dr. Joe D. Moore
    moorejd@etsu.edu
    423-439-4277

    The Department of Music at East Tennessee State University seeks applications for the position of Marching Percussion Instructor for the ETSU Marching Bucs. This is a twelve-month full-time Lecturer Position. In fall 2015, ETSU is restarting its Marching Band after a twelve-year absence.

    The position will begin July 1, 2015

    Responsibilities include teaching, administering, writing/arranging and recruiting for the ETSU Drumline; attending band camp in August; attending all rehearsals and performances throughout the year; implementing, organizing, attending, and administering a high school percussion camp starting in Summer 2016; overseeing the equipment inventory and maintenance process throughout the year; assisting with recruiting efforts; co-directing the basketball pep bands. 

    Depending on the candidate's interests and qualifications, he or she might teach such additional courses as Percussion Methods for Instrumental Music Majors; Applied Percussion Lessons; World Music Ensemble (create and direct).

    Qualifications: Minimum of a Master's degree in Percussion Performance or Music Education; significant experience in writing/arranging for and teaching of percussion.

    Please prepare a cover letter, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, links to videos of recent performances of marching drumlines you have instructed and/or written for.  At this point, please do not send scores.  We will request these at a later time.

    Open until filled

    Review of applications will begin January 30, 2015